Latest news

03 Apr 2020
Vision Australia is urging the Australian health-care sector to continue to support patients to access specialist blindness and low vision services through the COVID-19 pandemic.
31 Mar 2020
Vision Australia is set to host free weekly webinars on a range of topics to support people who are blind or have low vision through the COVID-19 pandemic.
25 Mar 2020
Vision Australia has supported young sighted cricketers in Victoria to better understand how people who are blind or have low vision take part in the sport.
25 Mar 2020
Vision Australia continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia and will continue to follow directions from all levels of government to support efforts to slow the spread of the virus.

All Vision Australia offices remain open, but in-line with the national shutdown of nonessential services and more stringent social distancing guidelines, Vision Australia will only deliver services via face-to-face appointments where there is a critical need. This includes Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs.
20 Mar 2020
Vision Australia provides a wide range of specialist blindness and low vision equipment and we are doing all we can to ensure people can continue to access this.
20 Mar 2020
Oscar Wilkinson knows the career path he wants to follow, and thanks to a Vision Australia Further Education Bursary, he’s on the way to achieving that.
19 Mar 2020
In line with Public Libraries Victoria, the Vision Australia Kooyong Library will be closed to members and the public from 4.30pm, Thursday March 19 as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
18 Mar 2020
Vision Australia CEO Ron Hooton has spoken to Vision Australia Radio about the organisation’s response to COVID-19.
04 Mar 2020
With the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) fast approaching, we took the time to chat with Vision Australia service designer Polly Goodwin about her role as an audio describer for the world-leading fashion event!
03 Mar 2020
With an estimated 300,000 Australians living with glaucoma, the condition is one of the leading causes of blindness and low vision in Australia.

Treatments such eye drops, laser and surgery have proved to be effective in halting the progression of glaucoma however, a significant proportion of people that live with glaucoma will still experience significant vision loss.